File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he hugs President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama upon their arrival at Air Force station Palam, in New Delhi, Jan. 25, 2015. (Kamal Kishore PTI)

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he hugs President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama upon their arrival at Air Force station Palam, in New Delhi, Jan. 25, 2015. (Kamal Kishore PTI)


Today, Indo-U.S. relations encompasses several facets. It is about the bonhomie between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is about talented Indian software engineers handling the backend IT framework of U.S. majors. It is about the economic and political clout of the very successful and affluent Indian American community. – @Siliconeer #Siliconeer #TiE #TiESV #SatyaNadella #SundarPichai #Microsoft #Google #IndraNooyi #Pepsico #SiliconValley #DesiITEngineers #SiliconeerEditorial #IIFA #2016IIFAAwards #Bollywood #Lab2Moon #SafariWest #Sonoma #IndiaCricket #SouravGanguly #RaviShastri #BCCI #UCBerkeley


Today, Indo-U.S. relations encompasses several facets. It is about the bonhomie between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is about talented Indian software engineers handling the backend IT framework of U.S. majors. It is about the economic and political clout of the very successful and affluent Indian American community. It is about vaunted success stories about Indians, such as Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai or Indra Nooyi, making it so big in America, writes Siddharth Srivastava.

India and especially the northern state of Punjab that was once at the forefront of the successful Green Revolution, is in big denial — that it has a drug problem, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.

The raging feud between two former Indian captains turned uglier, June 29, after Sourav Ganguly lashed out at Ravi Shastri saying the Mumbaikar was “living in a fool’s world” if he held him responsible for not getting the coveted India cricket coach job.

A UC Berkeley sophomore, Tarishi Jain, is among the 20 people killed by Islamic militants during the July 1 terrorist attack at a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh, writes Yasmin Anwar.

The glitterati of Bollywood were recently sighted in Madrid, Spain. This year, “Bajirao Mastani” swept major awards with Sanjay Leela Bhansali as ‘best director,’ Deepika Padukone again as ‘best actress,’ and Ranveer Singh as ‘best actor.’ The ‘best picture’ award went to Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan.’ This year, as part of IIFA Stomp, a yoga master class was also held with Shilpa Shetty Kundra in the lead. Siliconeer presents a photo essay.

In a unique opportunity, youngsters from across India are being invited to design an experiment that will fly aboard an Indian spacecraft to the Moon.

Google CEO Sunder Pichai and three other Indian Americans are among 42 honored with this year’s prestigious “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” award, writes Lalit K. Jha.

A peek into the roots of California, beaches of Marin, wildlife sanctuary, Napa vineyards, delicious cuisine that’s as fresh as it can get, the list is endless. Northern California is a tourist haven, writes our youth editor Vansh A. Gupta.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s debut book will hit stores next year with the writer saying it is neither a ‘how-to-succeed’ book, nor a memoir, but about change.